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Syria : EU adds 7 ministers to sanctions list - 03/04/2019

The Council today added seven ministers of the government of Syria to the list of persons and entities subject to restrictive measures against the Syrian regime and its supporters. These additions...

Students protest in Algeria over president's bid for a fifth term - 03/03/2019

Algiers -By Fatma Hamdi and Youcef Tazir, – University students on Sunday staged protests in several parts of Algeria as opposition mounts against ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's bid to seek...

Russia determined to prevent military intervention in Venezuela - 03/03/2019

Moscow - Russia is determined to prevent a military intervention in Venezuela, the speaker of the country's upper house of parliament said on Sunday. "We are very afraid that the United States may...

Guaido promises to return to Venezuela, calls for fresh protests - 03/03/2019

Mexico City - Venezuela's self-declared interim president Juan Guaido on Saturday promised he would return to his home country despite the risk of arrest and called for fresh protests against...

US and South Korea end large-scale joint military exercises - 03/03/2019

Seoul - By Marc Kalpidis and Dirk Godder, - The US and South Korea will end two large annual combined military exercises to aid the push for a diplomatic resolution to the deadlock over North Korea's...

Trump addresses controversy over siding with Kim on student's death - 03/02/2019

Washington - US President Donald Trump on Saturday tried to defuse a controversy over the death of Otto Warmbier that arose after he appeared to side with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on the...

Kim Jong Un boards train for North Korea after Trump talks fail - 03/02/2019

Hanoi -By Bennett Murray, – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un boarded his train to return to Pyongyang on Saturday, two days after nuclear disarmament talks with US President Donald Trump collapsed in...

US-backed Syrian fighters claim advance in last Islamic State pocket - 03/02/2019

Cairo – Kurdish-led forces are making advances in the last pocket still held by Islamic State in eastern Syria, a Kurdish official said Saturday, a day after the US-allied forces resumed a campaign...

Pence continues Republican push to paint Democrats as socialists - 03/01/2019

Washington (tca/dpa) - US Vice President Mike Pence warned a conservative audience Friday that allowing Democrats to gain more power would mean allowing them to enact "tired" policies that amount to...

Thousands evacuated at German airport after man opens alarmed door - 03/01/2019

Dusseldorf - Some 6,500 people had to be evacuated on Friday morning from the security zone of an airport in western Germany after a passenger had set off an alarm by going through an emergency door....
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